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Talking Deadly: Tracing Ancestors

Talking Deadly: Tracing Ancestors

Talking Deadly

Melissa Jackson will share her knowledge of the collections and resources from the Library that are useful for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family history research.   

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1 / 1 event in this Indigenous series
6 July 2021 1pm to 3pm


General Admission: Free


Metcalfe Auditorium, Ground Floor
Macquarie Building
Sydney NSW 2000


Do you want to trace your family history, but don’t know where to start? 

The State Library of NSW has a wealth of material for people engaged in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family history research.   

Tracing Ancestors is a family history research presentation run by Melissa Jackson from the Library’s Indigenous Engagement team. It outlines resources and strategies that may assist you in your research, including:  

  • Techniques for searching the Library’s collections   
  • Discussion of significant collections held at the Library relating to Aboriginal family history   
  • Tips for using other important resources for Aboriginal family history research.  

Tracing Ancestors includes a question and answer session with Melissa. 



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